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This Breast Cancer Patient Had An Operating Room Dance Party Before Her Double Mastectomy
November 7, 2013
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If you haven't seen this video yet, it's worth checking out. Deborah Cohan is an Ob/Gyn and mother of two who lives in San Francisco. She has been diagnosed with breast cancer, and this week, she was admitted to Mt. Zion Hospital (where she works) for surgery to have both of her breasts removed.

But first, she arranged something special in the operating room: a dance party. She threw on Beyonce's tune "Get Me Bodied," and got the O.R. staff into the act. 

The six-minute video shows the whole room busting some moves to the track. Cohan has also asked friends and family to make videos of themselves dancing to the tune so she can watch them as she recovers. 

"I have visions of a healing montage," she wrote on her page. "Nothing brings me greater joy than catalyzing others to dance, move, be in their bodies. Are you with me people?"

Dancing seems to run in the family: she also wrote a post about the moment when she told her kids about her breast cancer. After asking her a few questions about the surgery and whether she'd lose her hair, her son Ben "stood up and started singing the '90s pop song "Everybody Dance Now" as he and Dahlia started shaking it on the living room rug." 

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